Is it possible for a woman who is 24 weeks pregnant to leak breast milk?
Yes this can happen at any time, collestrum leakage will also continue until after delivery.
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All women are different. I didn't leak until after I started nursing. But I know women that had to wear breast pads during pregnancy. It's hard to say. I'm not sure what the "normal" time frame is every woman is different. And there it is hard to tell what is "normal" when it comes to pregnancy. I …am 27 weeks pregnant and i have been leaking here and there for two weeks. To be honest, I am almost 8 months pregnant and I noticed that I began leaking as early as 5 months. Your milk won't come in until a few days after you have the baby, but your body begins producing colostrum at about 4 months. Some women can leak colostrum, or pre-milk, as early as that time, or some may not begin to leak until after they have the baby. (MORE)
No. You generally start "lactating" in the fourth to fifth month. Two to three weeks is way too soon. What is actually produced, however, is not milk but a yellowish substance called "colostrum". Actual production of milk is triggered by the sudden drop of the hormone progesterone when the placen…ta (afterbirth) comes free. It is, however, possible to artificially induce lactation before actual childbirth. (MORE)
Answer . All woman are different. Some don't leak until they start nursing, some start to leak within 5 months. It all depends on your body.
Perhaps there are many possible factors such as: 1. GROWTH HORMONES (GH) or somatotrophin and chicken prolactin/ovine prolactin administered by the poultry manufacturing industry in chickens, subsequently affects the pituitary gland to produce breast milk hormones (the fact that I've changed my …diet from an Organic Raw Vegetarian to Semi Vegetarian which includes fish and poultry of non organic producers) which increase breast size in humans this would be chicken prolactin which increases the size of chickens and 'fattens' the chickens; (check out: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/5053391.html) 2. GLAND STIMULATION from SUCKING THE BREASTS during love making. The blood flow stimulates the glands of the breasts.; 3. ENLARGED PITUITARY CONDITION -- The pituitary gland in addition to producing other hormones for glands like the adrenals (ACTH), growth hormones (GH), thryoid (TSH), follicles for hair (FSH), to name a few, also produces the prolactin hormone (PRL) for breast milk growth. An imbalance can cause a tumor in the Pituitary Gland called hyperprolactinaemia. 4. MEDICATIONS such as metoclopramide or thioridazine cause increased levels of the prolactin hormone; 5. DUCT ECTASIA in older women can increase milk secretion in the breasts.. (MORE)
Answer . \nhi i have two boys youngest is three and i still get milk all the time but you are still better off speaking to your doctor sorry i couldent help more.
Answer . You cannot tell when you are one week pregnant. Because the fetus is not big enough to see. But leaking of the breast is a sign of pregnancy.
Answer . No. You wont be experiencing any kind of nipple discharge till you are 3 months or more along into a pregnancy. The nipple discharge can be due to drinking too much coffee or by a infection or irritation of the milk ducts in your nipple. \n. \nSee your doctor for some antibiotics.
Most women do not start leaking breast milk in early pregnancy, though it certainly is possible; however, the question states that pregnancy is not necessarily present. There are other possible reasons to be concerned about this, and it would be best to see a physician to not only have a more accura…te pregnancy test done (if being pregnant is a possibility) but also to have a test on the level of the hormone responsible for lacation (called prolactin) and to have a breast exam performed to check for any concering lumps. Actually you can leak breast fluid very early on in a pregnancy but it isn't breas milk it is called colstrum it's before the breast milk and is very common. Also sore breasts. MY DOCTOR told me that. bea..........i would like to know the answer to that myself i have been leaking colostrum from my breast for awhile, havent had a period in four months, ive had a few systems but i never really got sick or anything with my others, and have taken about 40 pregnancy test even from the health unit and all negative. but i have problems with blood and home test working on me. ive been pregnant 3 times so far and has happened everytime so far. ive been to the hospital recently and all he told me is i don't need a period and if i skip another take another test and if still negative ill no when i pop out a baby. where i live that's how doctors are nothing is serious to them. and to get an appointment around here is impossible and nobody takes new patients. and im only 24 yo. (MORE)
Answer . yes, it is normal.the first milk is called "collustrum", after the baby is born, but it is also a normal ocurrence, for it to leak out prior to the baby being born. but if you still have any concerns, please see your m.d .\nbonetec.. Answer . \nYes it is very normal. I even experienc…ed it earlier than seven months. The more children you have the sooner some of the symptoms may come. Not only will you be leaking but you may experience your breast throbbing as well. All is normal. (MORE)
Answer . Hello.\n. \nYour breasts could be leaking milk because you are pregnant or because you have a milk duct infection. Do a pregnancy test. If its negative see your doctor about the breast leakage.
Answer . \nIt is most likely colostrom.... yes, it can happan... depending on your pregnancy... my second pregnancy I leaked colostrom from about 20 weeks on.... It is just a sign your body is getting prepared to nourish your baby :). Answer . Yes it is possible to experience leaky breasts …during this time. It isn't actually breast milk but is called Colostrum. It does look very similar to breast milk though. Your breast milk will come on once you have given birth to your baby. Congratulations. (MORE)
Answer . \nIf you do it is a sign of excess of the hormone prolactin. You should see a doctor and get investigated
Yes. It is easier for a woman who has had a baby to produce milklater but it has been known for women who have never been pregnantto breastfeed an adopted baby. However if you are not trying tofeed a baby and are producing milk you should see a doctor as youmay have a hormone imbalance.
It is totally normal to have that during pregnancy but don't pump. To begin pumping too soon before labor begins can lead to premature labor because you can stimulate the hormones and put yourself into early labor. The only time they recommend that is when you are over due.
Answer . It is best to see your doctor concerning this matter - there are a variety of reasons that your breast may leak and not be pregnant but it is very important you have this checked as soon as possible. Also, do breast examinations on a regular bases and check for leakage and dimpling of… the nipple or skin surrounding it. (MORE)
\nBreastmilk leaks for a number of reasons.\n. \n1. The breast is too full to store anymore.\n2. as an automatic response which triggers the letdown reflex, which can either be the sound of a baby crying, or actually seeing a baby.\n. \nThis is natures way of basically saying that the breast eithe…r needs emptying, or that you have a underlying want to breastfeed a baby,.. in some cases any baby really as the entire practice of breastfeeding back in primal times usually had more then 1 mother involved, by this i mean that multiple women would breastfeed each others children.\n. \nAs time goes on your breasts will begin to dry up and leakage will begin to stop. This amount of time differs among women. (MORE)
This yellow liquid is the first of your breast milk. You can buy pads for your bra to catch it and keep your clothes clean. Go to the baby section of wal-mart and you will find alot of things there for breast feeding.
In my experience, breasts do not leak until after you have given birth and are actively breastfeeding.
my mom did and so has many people that i know. i think that it is hormones.
I started lactating breast milk very early on in my pregnancy. It wasn't a noticeable problem until 5 or 6 months
It's not real breastmilk, that wont come until the baby is born. This is colostrum and normal.
This will usually start to happen around weeks 12-14. At first it may be a sort of yellow or whiteish color. Sometimes this colostrum will leak on it's own or it can occur during a breast massage or sexual arousal.
My breast leaked 12 hours after intercourse with my second child and now I find my breast leaking once again and i still have five days till my period.
if youre 1 day late your breasts shouldn't be leaking anything. not at least for several more months. get a pregnancy test.
Hi! . Just found your question while searching this very answer myself! . I too am 7 weeks pregnant with my fourth and was shocked yesterday morning to see breast milk slightly leaking.Don't get me wrong,Im not oozing with it but yes I have it too!. . My midwife did say it is a little early but w…as in no way concerned so..so what!. . Hope you enjoy your pregnancy & All the best for you and your family xx (MORE)
Yes it is. Not one single woman experiences the same pregnancy symptoms than others. Everybody is different. You might not have tender breasts, but you might develop morning sickness, or you might not even experience any of the pregnancy symptoms.
I have heard of many women still having milk ducts and yes they can sometimes produce milk, they can also, sometimes get infected so they may need to be removed only if pregnancy is no longer possible. Otherwise the simple solution is antibiotics check with your Dr.
Well use a breast pad and change it regularly and always empty your breast by pumping it out.
I am at 33 weeks, and I started leaking around middle of 2nd trimester. Usually most women start to produce their milk during the last month or so of pregnancy.
No indeed!! It shouldn't be leaking at anytime you are prego. Get checked out immediately!!!
I think that it is different for every women, just ask your local GP. i need to know at what month do you start to leak colostum when you are pregnant.
You need to see your doctor. Certain medications can cause lactation. Pituitary tumors can cause lactation. Most women do have breast secretions at some point in their lives so it may be normal. Bloody discharge or painful discharge should also be evaluation for infection or breast cancer .
Its more then likely a hormone imbalance its not serious but you should go see a doctor
Look up induced lactation on the web. There are many articles and resources for women desiring to start producing breast milk. Being over 40 should not be an impediment to doing this. Good luck and let us know how things went for you.
Dont think its really breast milk but maybe colostrum. Due to homones I think it could be possible but dont think it well last through your pregnancy...kjsmom
Everyones body's are different. I think you should approach your doctor about it at your next appt. Some women can not produce the milk, but some just need a pump to pull it through.
Generally the woman's body will begin to prepare her for breast feeding in the 3rd trimester. Her breasts will leak a small amount of fluid not quite "milk" but "colostrum", which helps trigger the bodies hormones for producing and encouraging the "let down" of milk. Studies say that the first milk …that oozes out of the breast which is called the "colostrum", which is thick and yellow, plays an important role in the health of the baby. (MORE)
Yes, had the same thing happen to me twice(have had 3 miscarriages). Both times I was about 7.5 weeks pregnant when I miscarried, and the leaking started after the actual miscarriage had happened. Doctor said the miscarriage can make your body feel like you actually delivered, therefore it may produ…ce some milk. (MORE)
This is completely normal and nothing to worry about. It simplymeans that your body is getting ready to feed your baby when it isborn. Most pregnant women experience some leakage in their thirdtrimester of pregnancy.
You may not be pregnant. Some women that either wish to be or think they are can start experiencing symptoms of pregnancy.
No, your breasts will not leak at 16 weeks after development. However, you will get an extremely heavy white/yellow discharge.
That is odd, but if you have never had kids you need to go to the doctor. If not then it just happens, you can get a shot for that to stop
No you shouldn't. The fact is that nipple stimulation (such as pumping) can lead to premature labor. Many women do bf while pregnant but most docs don't recommend it.. But the hormone's produced by bf have been in there system for a bit and it doesn't "usually" cause a problem... however since your …not currently bf'ing i don't think pumping now is a good idea. Use your time to become as knowledgeable as possible about all aspects of breastfeeding. That way, when confronted with the normal obstacles, you will be ready to face them head on. And you may even need this knowledge to counter what your docs say at times. A ped has very little training on lactation and all that, usually, and I have heard a thousand stories of people being talked into things and interventions that seriously compromise a bf relationship. If you know everything you can about the particulars, you will be ready to do what is best and needed..... the "milk" that you're leaking right now is colostrum. i leaked halfway through also and the best thing to do is squeeze your nipples a little bit in the shower if you're laking bad and that will help (MORE)
Yes you can have sore breast within only 3 weeks of pregnancy, its has happened to me.
Yes, this is natural. This fluid is called colostrum, and is caused by certain hormones that prepare the breast for milk production.
I am 5 weeks pregnant, my first sign of my pregnancy was breast milk, not colostrum but actual white colored milk, production at about 2 weeks. So yes it is possible.
Well three reasons are a possibility. Pregnancy, hormone imbalance, infection. If you are unsure better see a doctor.
Its not common for that to happen but if it does occur its natural. If you or anyone else has any queries go and see your doctor.
Sometimes breast milk leakage is due to a hormonal imbalance or other serious conditions. A friend of mine is 6 months pregnant and has had milk for awhile, so maybe not impossible but if you're thinking your pregnant because of the presence of milk, thats most likely not the case and you should con…tact your doctor. (MORE)
At 24 weeks the average fetus weighs just over 1lb (450g) and measures 1 foot (30cm) in length. Each baby is different and these measurements can vary by 2 standard deviations in a normal, healthy fetus.